Famous Birthdays on 27th August

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  • 1407 Ashikaga Yoshikazu, Japanese shogun (d. 1425)
  • 1471 George the Bearded, Meissen, Germany, Duke of Saxony (1500-39) (d. 1539)
  • 1487 Anna of Brandenburg, Queen of Denmark (d. 1514)
  • 1545 Alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma/general/diplomat
  • 1562 Hans Leo Hassler, composer
  • 1583 Simon Besler, composer
  • 1630 Maria van Oosterwijck, Dutch flower painter
  • 1637 Charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore, Governor of the Province of Maryland (d. 1715)
  • 1650 Johann Samuel Welter, composer
  • 1665 John Hervey, 1st Earl of Bristol, English politician (d. 1751)
  • 1666 Ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89)
  • 1669 Anne Marie of OrlĂ©ans, queen of Italy (d. 1728)
  • 1677 Otto Ferdinand von Abensberg und Traun, Austrian field marshal (d. 1748)
  • 1698 Baal Shem Tov, Founder of the Chasiddic movement {d. 1760)
  • 1719 John/Jean Nepveu, Dutch governor of Suriname (1768-79)
  • 1724 John Joachim Zubly, Swiss-born Continental Congressman (d. 1781)
  • 1730 Hamann, writer
  • 1739 Michel Delalande, composer
  • 1752 Herman Muntinghe, Dutch theologist (History of Mankind)
  • 1768 Anne-Francois Mellinet, French/Belgian general (Maastricht)
  • 1770 Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, German philosopher/inventor (dialectic)
  • 1803 Edward Beecher, American theologian (d. 1895)
  • 1809 Hannibal Hamlin, (R) 15th VP (1861-65)
  • 1824 Hiram Gregory Berry, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1863)
  • 1826 Frank Stillman Nickerson, Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
  • 1826 Hermann Kipper, music teacher/critic/composer
  • 1832 James Alexander Walker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1901)
  • 1835 Albijn van de Abeele, Flemish author/mayor/painter
  • 1837 Heinrich Urban, composer
  • 1839 Emory Upton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1881)
  • 1847 Gustave J Waffelaert, Flemish theologist/bishop of Bridge
  • 1849 Manuel Acuna, Mexican poet (Nocturno)
  • 1856 Iwan Franko, writer
  • 1858 Giuseppe Peanoin Cuneo, Piemonte Italy, mathematician
  • 1865 Charles Gates Dawes, (R) 30th VP (1925-29, Nobel 1925)
  • 1865 James Henry Breasted, American Egyptologist (d. 1935)
  • 1867 Umberto Giordano, composer
  • 1869 Karl Haushofer, soldier/geographer
  • 1870 Amado Nervo, [Juan C Ruiz de Nervo], Mexican writer/poet
  • 1871 Theodore Dreiser, US, novelist (Sister Carie, American Tragedy)
  • 1874 Karl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, Nobel 1931)
  • 1875 Katharine McCormick, American women's rights activist (d. 1967)
  • 1877 Charles Stewart Rolls, British auto manufacturer (Rolls-Royce Ltd)
  • 1877 Lloyd Cassel Douglas, novelist
  • 1877 Ernst Wetter, member of the Swiss Federal Council (d. 1963)
  • 1878 Joseph John Richards, composer
  • 1882 Jaroslav Kricka, composer
  • 1884 Harry Antrim, actor (Miracle on 34th St, Devil's Doorway), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1884 Vincent Auriol, president of France (1947-53)
  • 1886 Eric Coates, Hucknall Nottinghamshire England, viola player/composer
  • 1886 Rebecca Clarke, English classical composer and violist, born in Harrow, England (d. 1979)
  • 1890 Man Ray, American artist and photographe (Dada), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1894 Charles Meredith, Knoxville Pa, actor (Court of Last Resort)
  • 1896 Leon Theremin, electronic musical instruments inventor [o.s. 15-08]
  • 1896 Faina Ranevskaya, Russian actress (d. 1984)
  • 1897 Ad van Emmenes, Dutch soccer reporter
  • 1898 Enny de Leeuwe, [Engelina], actress (Anatevka)/wife of Pierre Mols
  • 1899 Byron Foulger, Ogden UT, actor (River's Edge, Up in Smoke)
  • 1899 Cecil Scott Forester, English historical novelist (Horatio Hornblower) (d. 1966)
  • 1901 Al Ritz, [Joaquim], Newark NJ, actor (Ritz Brothers, Hi Ya Chum)
  • 1901 Roger Pryor, actor (Belle of the Nineties, Identity Unknown), born in NYC, New York
  • 1902 Herbert Menges, composer
  • 1903 Xavier Villaurrutia, Mexican poet (Nocturno de los Angeles)
  • 1904 Norah Lofts, British author (d. 1983)
  • 1904 John Hay Whitney, American financier (d. 1982)
  • 1905 Alexander Johnston, CEO (Board of Inland Revenue)
  • 1905 Frederick O'Neal, Brooksville Miss, actor (Car 54 Where Are You)

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1906 Ed Gein, American serial killer (inspired Psycho & The Texas Chainsaw Massacre), born in La Crosse County, Wisconsin, (d. 1984)

Murderer and Body Snatcher Ed Gein
Murderer and Body Snatcher
Ed Gein

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1908 Donald [George] Bradman, Cootamundra New South Wales, Australian cricketer (6,996 runs)

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • 1908 Frank Leahy, O'Neill Nebraska, football coach (Notre Dame)

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1908 Lyndon B. Johnson, Stonewall Texas, (D) 36th US President (1963-1969), (d. 1973)

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson
  • 1908 Kurt Wegner, German artist (d. 1985)
  • 1909 Lester W "Pres" Young, US jazz saxophonist
  • 1909 Sidney R Yates, (Rep-D-IL, 1949-62, 65- )
  • 1909 Sylveer Maes, Belgian bicylist
  • 1911 Patience Edney, nurse/communist
  • 1911 Kay Walsh, British actress (d. 2005)
  • 1912 Peter Gretton, British vice admiral
  • 1913 Arthur Benfield, head of Cheshire CID
  • 1913 Donald McKenzie MacKinnon, philosopher
  • 1913 Stewart Crawford, British diplomat
  • 1914 Catherine Marshall, editor/writer
  • 1915 Walter W Heller, economist (Old Myths & New Realities)
  • 1916 Martha Raye, [Margaret Reed], Butte Mont, actress (Martha Raye Show)
  • 1916 Tony Harris, cricketer (Springbok 5/8th, Test batsman))
  • 1917 Peanuts Lowrey, American baseball player (d. 1986)
  • 1918 Lord Winstanley, physician/British MP (Labour)
  • 1919 John Cox, Flemish/US painter/dir (Museum of Fine Physician, Boston)
  • 1919 Lord Dormand, of Eastington, British MP (Labour)
  • 1920 James Molyneaux [Baron Molyneaux of Killead], MP (Ulster unionist), born in Killead, Ireland
  • 1921 Georg Alexander, Duke of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1996)
  • 1921 Leo Penn, American film director (d. 1998)
  • 1924 David Rowbotham, Australian poet
  • 1925 Ken Grieves, cricketer (NSW leg-spin all-rounder)
  • 1925 Richard Rutt, bishop of Leicester
  • 1925 Tony Crombie, drummer/bandleader
  • 1925 Viscount Rothermere, newspaper owner
  • 1925 Darry Cowl, French actor (d. 2006)
  • 1926 Pat Coombs, English actress (d. 2002)
  • 1926 Kristen Nygaard, Norwegian mathematician (d. 2002)
  • 1927 Hugh Byatt, British diplomat
  • 1927 Liselott Linsenhoff, German FR, equestrian (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1928 Jack Thompson, MP (Labour)
  • 1928 Joan Kroc, wife of Ray Korc/owner (McDonald's & San Diego Padres)
  • 1928 Mangosuthu Gatsha Buthelezi, premier of Kwazulu (Shaka Zulu)
  • 1928 Peter Richard Tahourdin, composer
  • 1928 Othmar Schneider, Lech am, Arlberg, skier (Oly Gld 1952), (d. 2012)
  • 1929 Ad J Hermes, Dutch MP (KVP/CDA)
  • 1929 Elizabeta Bagrintseve, USSR, discus thrower (Olympic-silver-1952)
  • 1929 Ira Levin, author (Rosemary Baby, Boys From Brazil, This Perfect Day)
  • 1930 John Daly, British trade union leader
  • 1930 John Watts, chief of defense (Omani Armed Forces)
  • 1931 Sri Chinmoy, Indian guru (d. 2007)
  • 1931 Joe Cunningham, American baseball player
  • 1932 Antonia Fraser, biographer (Mary Queen of Scots)
  • 1932 Francois Glorieux, composer
  • 1932 Mikhail Nikolayevich Burdayev, Feodosina Krim, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1933 Joke Smit, Dutch feminist
  • 1935 Frank Yablans, writer (North Dallas Forty), born in NYC, New York
  • 1935 Michael Holroyd, author
  • 1935 Ernie Broglio, American baseball player
  • 1936 Joel Kovel, American politician
  • 1937 Alice Coltrane, jazz musician
  • 1937 Mark Potter, British court judge
  • 1937 Phil Shulmon, rocker (Gentle Giant)
  • 1937 Tommy Sands, singer/actor (Teenage Rock, Dream With Me), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1940 David Hart, gen-sect (National Association of Head Teachers)
  • 1940 Warren Harding "Sonny" Sharrock, American jazz guitarist
  • 1941 Yuri Vassilyevich Malyshev, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-2, T-11)
  • 1941 Harrison Page, American actor
  • 1942 Daryl Dragon, Pasadena California, keyboardist (Capt & Tennille)
  • 1942 Brian Peckford, Canadian politician
  • 1943 Bob Kerrey, (Sen-D Nebraska)
  • 1943 [Susan] Tuesday Weld, actress (Dobie Gillis, Wild in Country), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944 Barry Conyngham, composer
  • 1944 Tim Bogert, rocker
  • 1944 Wim Jurg, corrector/chairman (Werelddambond FMJD)
  • 1944 G W Bailey, Port Arthur, Texas, American actor (Police Academy, The Closer)
  • 1946 Tony Howard, cricketer (WI off-spinner one Test v NZ 1972)
  • 1947 Jacques Arnold, MP (Conservative)
  • 1947 John Morrison, cricketer ("Mystery" NZ batsman 1973-82)
  • 1947 Susie McAllister, LPGA golfer

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1947 Barbara Bach [Goldbach], American actress (The Spy Who Loved Me, Force 10 from Navarone), born in Queens, New York

Actress Barbara Bach
Actress
Barbara Bach
  • 1947 Harry Reems, American actor, (d. 2013)
  • 1947 Ed Herrmann, MLB catcher (White Sox), born in San Diego, California (d. 2013)
  • 1948 Andy Turnell, horse trainer
  • 1948 Pavlos Sidiropoulos, Greek musician (d. 1990)
  • 1949 Andrew McKay, conservative MP
  • 1949 Douglas Fred Tewell, Baton Rouge LA, PGA golfer (1980 Sea Pines)
  • 1949 Edith Valckaert, Belgian violinist
  • 1949 Edmund Weiner, lexicographer
  • 1949 Jeff Cook, Fort Payne Ala, country guitar/vocalist (Alabama-Mt Music)
  • 1950 Charles Fleischer, comedian (Roger Rabbit), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1950 Cynthia Potter, US, springboard diver (Olympic-bronze-1976)
  • 1951 Don [Sheldon George] Pooley Jr, Phoenix AZ, PGA golfer (1980 BC Open)

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1952 Pee-wee Herman, [Paul Reubens], NY, actor (Pee-wee's Big Adventure)

  • 1953 Alex Lifeson, rock guitarist (Rush), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1953 Peter Stormare, Swedish-born actor
  • 1954 Derek Warwick, race car driver
  • 1954 John Lloyd, England, tennis star (former husband of Chris Everet)
  • 1954 Mike Kelley, Wayne, Michigan, artist (More Love Hours Than Can Ever Be Repaid), (d. 2012)
  • 1955 Diana Scarwid, Savannah GA, actress (Extermites, Psycho 3, Heat)
  • 1955 Roderick Hopkins Davis, Auckland NZ, yachting Star class (Olympics-96)
  • 1955 Laura Fygi, Dutch singer
  • 1955 Robert Richardson, American cinematographer
  • 1956 Glen Matlock, rock bassist (Sex Pistols)

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1957 Bernhard Langer, Anhausen, German golfer (two-time Masters champion)

Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion Bernhard Langer
Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion
Bernhard Langer
  • 1958 Sergei Konstantinovich Krikalev, Russia, cosmonaut (TM-7, TM-12, STS 60)
  • 1958 Yoshinori Mizumaki, Tokyo Japan, PGA golfer (1994 Byron Nelson-2nd)
  • 1958 Normand Brathwaite, Canadian comedian and television and radio host
  • 1958 Tom Lanoye, Belgian author
  • 1958 Stalking Cat [Dennis Avner], Flint, Michigan, body modifier (world record holder in body modification), (d. 2012)
  • 1959 Gerhard Berger, formula-1 racer (Italian Grand Prix-1988)
  • 1959 Juan Fernando Cobo, Colombian artist
  • 1960 Damon Keeve, heavyweight (209+ lbs) judoka (Olympics-92, 96), born in San Franciso, California
  • 1961 "Downtown" Julie Brown, TV host (Club MTV, Inside Edition)
  • 1961 Tom Ford, American fashion designer
  • 1962 Scott Davis, tennis star, born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1962 Vic Mignogna, American voice actor
  • 1963 Patty Duffek, Woodland Hills California, playmate (May, 1984)
  • 1963 Downtown Julie Brown, Welsh TV personality and MTV VJ
  • 1964 Frankie Thorn, American actress
  • 1965 Michael Perry, NFL defensive tackle (Denver Broncos)
  • 1965 Patricia Hy-Boulais, Phnom Penh Kampuchea, Canada tennis (Oly-92, 96)
  • 1965 Wayne James, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test wicketkeeper v Pakistan 1993)
  • 1966 Deena Wigger, Colorado Springs CO, US shooter (Olympic-92)
  • 1966 Juhan Parts, Prime Minister of Estonia
  • 1967 Brian McRae, Bradenton FL, outfielder (Chicago Cubs)
  • 1967 Rob Burnett, NFL defensive end (Cleveland Browns/Baltimore Ravens)
  • 1967 Bob Nastanovich, American musician (Pavement, Silver Jews)
  • 1968 Christine Schaefer, Florence Ky, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-5th-1994)
  • 1968 Emanual Davis, NBA guard (Houston Rockets)
  • 1968 Martin Lowenfish, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96)
  • 1968 Michael Long, New Zealand golfer, born in Cromwell
  • 1969 Kipp Vickers, NFL guard (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1969 Mark Ealham, cricketer (Kent & England Test all-rounder 1996)
  • 1969 Steven Van Randwijck, field hockey player (Olympics-96), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1969 Cesar Millan, Culiacan Mexico, professional dog trainer
  • 1969 Chandra Wilson, American actress
  • 1970 Andy Bichel, cricketer (Australian pace bowler v WI 1997)